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Top Chinese Strategist: Will U.S.-China Relations Turn Into 'True Rivalry Between False Friends?'

The Asahi Shimbun | Koichi Furuya | Posted 05.14.2014 | Home

Restoring China’s national pride is a primary concern for President Xi Jinping as he seeks to establish a "new type of great power relationship" wit...

Lawful Change

China Hands | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
China Hands

Professor Jerome Cohen is one of the most renowned China Hands of his generation. Currently serving as Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law, he is an expert on Chinese law and founded the US-Asia Law Institute at NYU.

For a New Sino-American Relationship

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 11.23.2013 | Home
Amitai Etzioni

To avoid the United States and China falling into the Thucydides trap, both nations will be served if they embrace a strategy of Mutually Assured Restraint.

The Regional Implications of China's Rise

David W. Kearn | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home
David W. Kearn

While the June summit between Obama and Chinese President Xi reportedly covered significant ground on cyber-espionage, North Korea's nuclear program and free trade, one issue that received little attention was the intensification of territorial disputes between China and its neighbors.

How Far Will China Rise?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

Contradictions -- to use a classic Marxist word -- abound: a Communist Party leading a capitalist revolution with its own stability as a ruling elite dependent, above all, upon ever greater economic growth.

The Chimerica Dream

Pepe Escobar | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home
Pepe Escobar

Sun Tzu, the ancient author of The Art of War, must be throwing a rice wine party in his heavenly tomb in the wake of the shirtsleeves California love-in between President Obama and President Xi Jinping. "Know your enemy" was, it seems, the theme of the meeting.

China: Friend or Foe?

Terry Savage | Posted 08.12.2013 | Home
Terry Savage

Global trade is truly an American domestic economic issue -- and China plays a far greater role than merely as a producer of low-cost products. So, is China friend, or foe?

Hard Issues On Table For Obama During 'Informal' Meeting

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2013 | Home

(Recasts with North Korea, cyber talks) By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., June 8...

High Desert Hopes For Obama-Xi Jinping Summit

Agence France Presse | Stephen Collinson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Home

An unusual sense of anticipation is building ahead of US President Barack Obama's first summit with new Chinese President Xi Jinping, at a secluded an...

The Obama and Xi Meeting: Time for Some California Dreamin'

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.05.2013 | Home
Bhaskar Chakravorti

For the first time in their roles as leaders of the two largest economies in the world, Presidents Obama and Xi will meet this week. The agenda for the two most powerful men on earth is already looking rather nightmarish as it may involve a raft of rather difficult conversations.

This Little Piggy Went to Market

David Sable | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
David Sable

It's hard to imagine how the purchase of a pork processor could "impair the national security" but there seem to be a number of areas of concern. The bottom line: China has been plagued with substandard food processing issues.

The China Dance: It Ain't No One Step

Jared Bernstein | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home
Jared Bernstein

Neither China, nor any other country, has "unlimited financial resources." Finite resources are, in fact, the core principle of economics. When you tee up the problem that way, you risk missing the actual problem, which is a combination of state power and the savings imbalances noted above. As the authors note, it has long been the policy of China to suppress household consumption, virtually insuring both excess national savings (Pettis stresses that Chinese household savings are not unusually high) and wide-spread poverty (though they should have noted that there are at least internal noises in China pushing the other way -- we'll have to see what they amount to). Those national savings must flow somewhere, and flow they do, to countries across the globe that consume more than they produce.

Something America and China Could Do Together

Robert Fuller | Posted 06.29.2013 | Home
Robert Fuller

The greatest threats to China and America come not from each other, but from flaws in their own systems of governance. Chinese and Americans alike are burdened by political systems that are not keeping pace with the times.

The Paradoxes of the Pacific Pivot

John Feffer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Home
John Feffer

The "Pacific pivot" of the United States is nothing new. At the same time, it doesn't really exist. And yet, even though it doesn't exist, this pivot is partly responsible for the escalation of tensions in and around the Korean peninsula.

China To Attend U.S. Naval Drills

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Home

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - China's People's Liberation Army has accepted an invitation to participate for the fi...

China: U.S. Should 'Show Itself To Be A Responsible Power'

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home

BEIJING, Nov 30 (Reuters) - China's top newspaper scolded the United States on Friday for shirking responsibility as a superpower by prolonging unce...

The Chinese Renaissance and the Making of a New World

David Gosset | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
David Gosset

While 21st century China is still facing considerable internal and external challenges, it could be argued that for the very first time in the world history a process of globalization and a great economic convergence are creating the conditions for a more cohesive global village.

From Threat to Trust: China's Role in UN Peacekeeping

David Gosset | Posted 12.23.2012 | Home
David Gosset

Despite foolish China-bashing, Sino-Western synergies are real and demonstrate that China's reemergence is profoundly compatible with Western modernity.

What The Chinese Are Most Scared Of

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Home

(Adds comments from Pew's Wike) BEIJING, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Weeks before China unveils its next generation of leaders, a new survey ha...

China and the U.S. Must Work Together

Richard Attias | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home
Richard Attias

it is my firm conviction that, more than ever before, China and the U.S. need to work in partnership. They are the two world superpowers, the largest economies, and I believe that over the next five years China and the U.S. must together save Europe.

Chinese Official Arrested In U.S. Spying Scandal

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home

HONG KONG, June 1 (Reuters) - A Chinese state security official has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States, sources said, a case...

Chinese Centralities

David Gosset | Posted 06.22.2012 | Home
David Gosset

On a small planet but within an expanding world of ideas, there is not only space for the Chinese intelligence of centrality and the Western urge for transformational leadership to coexist, but a growing need for the two to cross-fertilize.

China Trade: A 'Target Rich Environment.' Now, It's American Auto Parts

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home
Leo Hindery, Jr.

American-made products can compete globally just fine, thank you -- their manufacturers only need to be in fair fights in order for these products to do so.

A New Generation of Leaders in China-America Relations

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home
Dr. Caroline Cicero

In this internet age, how much do we really know about each other? How much are we alike? To find out, ten American and ten Chinese college students gathered together for The Listening Conference this weekend in Shanghai.

The Myth of Chinese Military Aggression

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

China's bark is worse than its bite. In the end, how China behaves in the 21st century has a lot to do with the West. Geopolitical "harmony" is as much our choice as theirs.